Chase Sternenberg

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Scientists to grow 'mini-brains' using Neanderthal DNA

Scientists are preparing to create “miniature brains” that have been genetically engineered to contain Neanderthal DNA, in an unprecedented attempt to understand how humans differ from our closest relatives.<p>In the next few months the small blobs of tissue, known as brain organoids, will be grown …

Evolution

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Consciousness

Scientists say smartphone addiction literally alters your brain chemistry

Life Out of Balance: Smartphones et al.<p>A study presented at the 2017 meeting of the Radiological Society of North America has found that young people …

Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens

On June 14, 2014, the State Council of China published an ominous-sounding document called "Planning Outline for the Construction of a Social Credit …

Vegetarianism May Be Linked To Depression, Study Suggests

There’s little debate about the fact that a plant-based diet is the healthiest around, both in terms of physical health and brain health. But a new study suggests that a vegetarian diet may, counterintuitively, be linked to depression. Though there are some limitations to the new research (namely, …

Vegetarianism

Tim Duncan Cut His Salary In Half To Keep The Spurs Together

But rather than demanding one last massive payday, Duncan cut his salary in half by signing a three-year, $30 million deal. One year after being the third highest paid player, Duncan knocked himself down to 61st, meaning he made less this year than Richard Hamilton or Hedo Turkoglu.<p>Duncan's pay cut …

Views Of The Hong Kong Sky, Framed By A Canopy Of Skyscrapers

Romain Jacquet-Lagreze’s photographs are a reminder of the dazzling views to be found simply by looking up.<p>For as long as he can remember, when Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has found himself walking in the forest, he’s always had the inclination to look up, searching for patches of sky poking through the …

Heat vs. Pacers Game 4, NBA Playoffs 2013: Time, TV schedule, odds and more

It's Indiana's turn to respond after Miami took back home-court advantage with a decisive victory in Game 3.<p>After a 97-93 victory in Game 2 that gave them home-court advantage in the series, thePacers were riding high in the Eastern Conference Finals. However, their positive momentum was ground to …

Uproxx, FilmDrunk and Warming Glow Bring the Online Watercooler to Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / May 28, 2013<p>We live in interesting times. Thanks to the viral power of online social networks, the lines that separate …

Interesting Photo of the Day: It’s a Bear…er, Dog!

It seems that pet photography can be found at almost every corner of the Internet highway. But once in a while, amidst all the “lolcats” and slobbery …

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